Critical Infrastructure


Protection Beyond Fences - Early warning detection and identification of threats inside and outside the fence line

Protection Beyond Fences

Recent terrorist attacks on substations and the potential for simultaneous attacks across the United States put the entire country at serious risk for major power interruption.

Survey Says 90 Percent of Americans Feel They Have Lost Control of Their Personal Information on the Web

Survey Says 90 Percent of Americans Feel They Have Lost Control of Their Personal Information on the Web

The survey was conducted by the Pew Research Center.

The Largest Mass Transit Deployment

Helping the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) reduce violent crime and robberies by up to 35 percent was a mission Sentry 360 relished. Providing their Ultra HD surveillance cameras and systems, the Plainfield, Ill., camera manufacturer was involved in the largest 360-degree install in mass transit history.

G4S Technology Chosen to Deploy Second Phase of Critical Infrastructure

Ongoing technology partnership between Iberdrola USA and G4S Technology continues to transform physical security for the energy and utility industry.

The Rise of the Machines: M2M’s Role in Transforming Business and Security

The Rise of the Machines: M2M’s Role in Transforming Business and Security

Faced with tighter security requirements, enhanced regulatory pressure and heightened environmental concerns, businesses seek technologies that will improve overall business processes.

Amazon Boosts Privacy Law Compliance with New Frankfurt Data Center

Amazon Boosts Privacy Law Compliance with New Frankfurt Data Center

The AWS data center hopes to help German businesses move to the cloud.

Altronix Launches Video Series on Infrastructure Solutions

Informative videos deliver overviews on new innovative products.

Yahoo Claims a Server Attack was not the Shellshock Bug

Yahoo Claims a Server Attack was not the Shellshock Bug

Yahoo officials made a statement regarding a bug that was discovered by hackers looking to exploit the system.



Security Within Reach

Since the aftermath of 9/11, the United States has intensified transportation security efforts across the board. For most of us, stronger security measures have been focused at the nation’s airports, where travelers are subject to more stringent screening protocols.

Highlighting the Hotsheet: 2nd Quarter Cargo Theft Update

Highlighting the Hotsheet: 2nd Quarter Cargo Theft Update

DHS identified transportation systems as one of 16 critical infrastructures to nation's supply chain and cargo theft as a constant threat to stability.

The Home Depot Hack was Easy

The Home Depot Hack was Easy

Another hack in the long line of recent cyber-attacks, Home Depot’s issues showcase a bigger problem: the simplicity of the hack

How to Get the Most Out of Your Video Surveillance Investment

Transit systems across the country strive to make the smartest investments to improve community safety and provide valuable resources for law enforcement.

Columnist calls for public security cameras after the disturbances in Ferguson

Columnist calls for public security cameras after the disturbances in Ferguson

Larry Seltzer says that public security cameras could have helped the police gather information

Energy Distribution

Energy Distribution

When officials at the United Illuminating Co., a regional energy distribution company in New Haven, Conn., planned the recent completion of their 56-acre corporate headquarters, their “must-have” list included a campus-wide Emergency Communications System (ECS).

White Flags Fly from Brooklyn Bridge in Security Breach

White Flags Fly from Brooklyn Bridge in Security Breach

The American flags that sit atop the bridge were replaced by white flags.

Protect Critical Infrastructure With Advanced Identity Management Solutions

Protect Critical Infrastructure With Advanced Identity Management Solutions

Huge component in protecting critical infrastructure from being high-risk terrorist targets is by properly managing the identities of those getting into and out of secured zones.

Improving transit system safety with integrated security solutions

On the Move

According to data from the American Public Transportation Association, riders took a staggering 10.7 billion trips on public transportation in 2013, marking the eighth year in row that more than 10 billion trips were taken on public transportation systems nationwide.

Regulations and money are all part of maritime security

Bringing Mixed Results

According to the U.S. Coast Guard, there are 361 major ports with port authorities as the others are governed by various state and local public entities, portnavigation districts and municipal port departments.

Comprehensive ICE Cable Systems Catalog Helps Dealers Make More Informed Buying Decisions

Available in webzine and PDF formats, this 34-page catalog provides detailed overview of the company’s products and strong adherence to safety and performance standards including UL, ETL, RoHS and HDBaseT.

Confronting Evolving Challenges

Confronting Evolving Challenges

Karen Churchill from Synectics explains how evolving surveillance integration capabilities can help improve critical national infrastructure protection during challenging economic times.

Featured

  • Maximizing Your Security Budget This Year

    The Importance of Proactive Security Measures: 4 Stories of Regret

    We all want to believe that crime won’t happen to us. So, some business owners hope for the best and put proactive security measures on the back burner, because other things like growth, attracting new customers, and meeting deadlines all seem more pressing. Read Now

  • Global IT Outage Cause by Faulty Update from Cybersecurity Provider CrowdStrike

    Systems are starting to come back online after a global IT outage on Friday disrupted everything from airline operations to banks and 911 call centers. Read Now

  • Securing the Flow of Operations

    The transportation industry is a complex and dynamic environment where efficient management of physical keys, vehicles and shared devices is critical to ensuring smooth operations, reducing costs and maintaining security. Every day, more transportation facilities are using modern electronic key and asset management systems to better secure, audit and manage the important assets that keep operations running smoothly. Read Now

  • The Recipe for Stadium Security

    The threat landscape of stadium security is fluid. Today’s venues and stadiums have operational security 24/7, hosting sporting events, community events, concerts, conventions and more – each with a unique visitor base and each with unique security risks. Read Now

Webinars

New Products

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3

  • PE80 Series

    PE80 Series by SARGENT / ED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin

    ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in access solutions, has announced the launch of two next generation exit devices from long-standing leaders in the premium exit device market: the PE80 Series by SARGENT and the PED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin. These new exit devices boast industry-first features that are specifically designed to provide enhanced safety, security and convenience, setting new standards for exit solutions. The SARGENT PE80 and Corbin Russwin PED4000/PED5000 Series exit devices are engineered to meet the ever-evolving needs of modern buildings. Featuring the high strength, security and durability that ASSA ABLOY is known for, the new exit devices deliver several innovative, industry-first features in addition to elegant design finishes for every opening. 3

  • Unified VMS

    AxxonSoft introduces version 2.0 of the Axxon One VMS. The new release features integrations with various physical security systems, making Axxon One a unified VMS. Other enhancements include new AI video analytics and intelligent search functions, hardened cybersecurity, usability and performance improvements, and expanded cloud capabilities 3